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August 2018


2018 8 Deep Dropping For Doormats NICK MAIN

Dream Big: Deep Dropping for Doormats

Late summer fluking can yield some of the biggest fish of the season, including some worthy of Dream Boat status.

2018 8 Albies Spanish Macks Bonito Catch

Southern Speedsters: Albies, Spanish Mackerel and Bonito

These late summer visitors are a fan favorite of light tackle anglers in the Northeast.

2018 8 Always In The Game Capt

Summertime Wreck Fishing: Always in the Game

The modus operandi for wreck fishing changes with the seasons, and the summer months typically offer the most varied possibilities for success.

2018 8 Perfecting The Spread Catch

Mid-range Trolling: Perfecting the Spread

Tried and true trolling spread techniques that turn on tuna and mahimahi.

2018 8 Feed Em An Eel Catch

Summer Stripers: Feed ‘Em an Eel

Casting eels at night in the August surf is the surest way to fend off the summer doldrums.

2018 8 Diversify Your Fluke Fishing Catch

Diversify Your Fluke Fishing

Having the tools to shift gears and vary your approach to the fluke game helps you catch more and bigger fluke over the course of a season.

2018 8 Maines Brookies Main

True Natives: Maine’s Brookies

ate summer through early fall is the time to fish the cool, clean remote streams of Maine for world-class brook trout action.

2018 8 Kayak Softies Main

Bait Alternatives: Kayak Softies

Now is the time to put large soft plastics to work for you to tangle with trophy summer stripers.

2018 8 Its Snapper Time Child

Baby Blues: It’s Snapper Time!

Snapper bluefish are great for food, sport and bait—here’s what you need to know to get into the action this season.

2018 8 T Shirt Cod Catch Main

Bluebird Days: T-Shirt Cod

The waters east and south of the Cape offer summertime access to a returning cod fishery.

2018 8 Yesterday Today Tomorrow Fish

Offshore Trolling: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

Arm yourself with the latest innovations in trolling lures, but don’t overlook some of those oldies but goodies.

2018 8 Skinny Water Fluke Fish

Late Summer: Skinny Water Fluke

It’s really cool being able to physically watch the entire process unfold as a fish eats my bucktail.

More In This Issue

2018 8 Triple Crown Stripers John

Triple Crown Stripers

Reliving an epic day of striped bass fishing off of Long Island’s South Shore on June 9 of this year.

2018 8 Cortland Master Braid

Cortland Master Braid

Designed for a wide range of fresh and saltwater applications, Cortland Master Braid™ incorporates Opti-Con™ technology to join the optimum number of bundles of individual gel-spun fibers into a tighter braid structure, providing optimum strength and handling.

2018 8 Soy Tuna

Soy Tuna

The next time you connect with a bluefin tuna, try this. It is my ultimate recipe for bluefin, and one that is sure to impress your dinner guests.


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